Special Counsel investigation into Russia’s interference in 2016 U.S. Elections

Attorney General William Barr speaks to the National Association of Attorneys General, Monday, March 4, 2019, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 05, 2019 - 3:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the special counsel's Russia probe after consulting with senior ethics officials, the Justice Department said Monday. The officials advised Barr against recusal from Robert Mueller's investigation into possible...
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President Donald Trump speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 04, 2019 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats launched a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses. House...
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In this Feb. 27, 2019, photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dozens of people with connections to President Donald Trump and his associates will receive document requests this week as the House Judiciary Committee starts a broad new probe looking at possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 04, 2019 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of people with connections to President Donald Trump and his associates will receive document requests this week, as the House Judiciary Committee starts a broad new probe looking at possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. Beginning a sweeping...
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In this April 4, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Members of the Manafort family who run the Connecticut-based Manafort Brothers Inc. construction company are defending their family name while distancing themselves from Paul Manafort Jr., who is facing sentencing this month for financial crimes and illegal lobbying. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 03, 2019 - 2:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — What do you do if you share a name with one of the most prominent defendants in the special counsel's investigation into Russia? Paul Manafort's daughter decided to change her name . Leaders of New Britain, Connecticut, considered renaming Paul Manafort Drive, a street named...
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President Donald Trump hugs the American flag as he arrives to speak at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2019, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
March 03, 2019 - 12:41 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — In a slashing speech packed with braggadocio and grievance, President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of "the socialist nightmare," relitigated his crowd sizes back to the inauguration and took on "sick," ''lunatic" and "dirty" foes at every turn, earning him the...
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Michael Cohen, center, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, arrives to testify before a closed-door hearing of the House Intelligence Committee accompanied by his lawyer, Michael Monico of Chicago, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 28, 2019 - 11:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After three days of grilling Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Democrats are quickly using his words as a roadmap to open new lines of investigation into the president's ties to Russia and summon additional witnesses. Cohen completed a third day of testimony...
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Michael Cohen, center, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, arrives to testify before a closed-door hearing of the House Intelligence Committee accompanied by his lawyers, Michael Monico, left, of Chicago and Lanny Davis, right, of Washington, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 28, 2019 - 1:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz says he's apologized to Michael Cohen for taunting him about his private life. Gaetz had tweeted on the eve of Cohen's testimony...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, is sworn in to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 5:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president's former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and lied throughout the 2016 election campaign about his business interests in...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks with the media as he departs after testifying before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 26, 2019 - 8:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, said Tuesday that the American people can decide "exactly who is telling the truth" when he testifies Wednesday to the House Oversight and Reform committee, setting the stage for a blockbuster public hearing that...
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